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John J. Kohler

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[August 28, 2017]  BROADWELL- John J. Kohler, 74, of Broadwell passed away at 8:15a.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Service:   A private service will be held on a later date

Funeral home: Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Lincoln   

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John J. Kohler, 74, of Broadwell passed away at 8:15a.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

John was born on October 5, 1942 in Bloomington, the son of Robert H. and Mary (Welch) Kohler. He married Kay Bumgardner on August 21, 1961 in Bloomington. She survives in Broadwell.

John is also survived by one son, David A. Kohler: one brother, Robert D. Kohler of Fox Lake, IL; one sister, Jane Kohler of Morton.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

John graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelors Degree in Education. He was employed as a teacher in Kewanee and Atlanta School Districts for several years. He was also in sales for a number of years. John enjoyed learning about history. He liked watching political programs and Alaskan State Troopers. Additionally he enjoyed watching car shows and auctions.


Cremation rites have been accorded; and a private service will be held on a later date.

Memorial donations may be made in Johnís name to the Broadwell Christian Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

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